Bojanglesí Summer Shootout 23rd Season Features Exciting Racing, Family-Friendly Attractions

The Bojangles’ Summer Shootout, which begins its 10-race season on June 14, features the future stars of racing and a series of fun exhibitions including school bus races, the popular Mascot Mania race and tow truck competitions on the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. (June 2, 2016) – The future stars of motorsports will tackle the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway when the thrilling 23rd season of the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout kicks off with a rocking opener on June 14, including a full slate of wheel-to-wheel Legend and Bandolero action that is sure to keep up the excitement throughout the summer.

The world’s premier grassroots racing event features an action-packed 10-race slate that pairs high-octane racing with can’t-miss entertainment, including school bus races, a Mascot Mania battle among area sports mascots as well as spectacular fireworks shows and a unique, new attraction: a no-holds-barred tow truck competition on July 12.

The Bojangles’ Summer Shootout lights up the night on 10 occasions, with a full schedule of events included below:
Tuesday, June 14: Transportation Group school bus race, Legend and Bandolero races
Monday, June 20: Area principal go-kart qualifying race, Legend and Bandolero races
Tuesday, June 21: Area principal school bus race, Legend and Bandolero races
Tuesday, June 28: Mascot Mania mascot race, Legend and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 5: Faster Pastor local clergy showdown, Legend and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 12: Tow truck competition, Legend and Bandolero race
Tuesday, July 19: Little Luggies 600, Legend and Bandolero races
Tuesday, July 26: Media Mayhem school bus race, Legend and Bandolero races
Monday, Aug. 1: NHRA Pro Mod burnout exhibition, Legend and Bandolero races
Tuesday, Aug. 2: Champions Night, fireworks, 4-wheeler exhibition, Legend and Bandolero season finales

TICKETS: Single-day admission to the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout costs just $8 for adults and is FREE for children under 13. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 1-800-455-FANS (3267)

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John Davison

Long-time RIS staffer, beginning in the mid-80s. Charlotte, NC area local contact.

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